Funding for this research was provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (K23 HL1353)
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (R01 ES019547, K23 ES021471, P30 ES009089)
Thrasher Research Fund (Early Career Award)
CHEST Foundation (Foundation Grant)
Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves
Received: 27 February 2019
Accepted: 24 September 2019
First Online: 29 October 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All our study procedures carried out were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and national research committee and also with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards. The study procedures were approved by human studies and institutional ethics committees at Kintampo Health Research Centre (approval number KHRCIEC/2014-23, the Institutional Review Boards of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (approval number HSM14-00572) and the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health (approval number IRB-AAAF3520). Written informed consent was obtained from all participants before the study procedures were administered.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.